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By Laura Smith Senior PR Executive It is certainly a little bit strange starting a new job in a pandemic, there’s no doubt about that. Everything is, of course, done virtually, to comply with current Covid restrictions, and it could feel disjointed and weird. But funnily enough, my...

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed a new Senior PR Executive. Laura Smith joins Ballyhoo PR from MK digital marketing agency Blush Digital. Prior to that she has worked in PR and journalism for more than ten years with roles including Chief Reporter...

By Emma Speirs, Director at Ballyhoo PR This time last year none of us could have predicted what 2020 would have had in store for us! By January there were whispers of an outbreak in Wuhan, but how on earth could that have an affect on our...

By Katie Graves PR Executive I remember thinking to myself when I first started working at Ballyhoo PR, what would my favourite part about my new job role be? Don’t get me wrong, I love my job and all the elements that go with it but I have...

By Emma Speirs, Director at Ballyhoo PR When most people think of PR, they think of the distribution of carefully crafted press releases and statements pushed out when a business is either looking to promote something or keep a crisis at bay. Times have changed in recent...

By Emma Speirs Director at Ballyhoo PR Like many of us, I know my own industry inside out and, as a result, sometimes assume that everyone I speak to understands what I mean when I use certain phrases and acronyms. A chance conversation at a networking event recently got...

Guest blog by Yasmin, Marketing Executive at JournoLink Whatever your impression of PR has been previously – maybe a waste of money, time and resources for your business – it is time to rethink. Allocating time to develop a good PR strategy is as important as...

By Emma SpeirsDirector at Ballyhoo PR One thing us PR professionals find hard is getting across the true value of PR coverage gained for our clients.When I first started out in PR, there were still a few people who used to physically measure the space of...

by Emma Speirs Director at Ballyhoo PR Quite often when I get talking to owners of small businesses, they think that PR is not for them. They either confuse the concept with advertising and dismiss it completely, rule it out as they think it will be too...